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Dinosaur Birthday Party


Two weeks notice required to make sure the special day goes off without a hitch!

Non refundable deposit – $50 can be paid through the system as an option when making the reservation

Prices from:
Daytime Parties (up to 10 children)
Daytime Party Room Hire (up to 20 children)
Museum catering (up to 10 children)


Let our friendly and experienced party hosts take the stress out of children’s party planning with a fun, educational and memorable dinosaur themed birthday party

Hands-on activities and unique photo opportunities are sure to help make this a long-lasting and impressive birthday experience!

Our 2 hour party program includes:

  • 15-minute fossil casting workshop
  • 45-minute guided museum tour*
  • 15-minute T.rex tooth experience
  • 15-minute dinosaur excavation activity
  • 30-minutes in themed party room for food, cake etc

*The museum tour is conducted according to the age of the children, allowing them to learn about dinosaurs while having fun

Party guests also receive unlimited museum access after the party ends

Food can be either self-catered or museum catering can be ordered in advance for an additional cost

Menus for catered parties will typically include Party pies, Sausage rolls, Dino Nuggets, Hot chips, Fairy bread, and Fresh fruit (subject to change according to availability)

Vegetarian and halal options available on request. Unfortunately, we cannot cater for gluten-free or any allergies that have special dietary requirements.

Minimum age: Turning 6 years old – guests younger than this should not be invited without management approval.


We encourage the parents of party guests (not the birthday child) to drop their children and pick up after the party as we can only accommodate a maximum of 30 guests (children and adults) per group for parties

Minimum 10 and maximum 20 children per party

Minimum 2, maximum 3 adults on the tour free of charge. Extra adults to pay general admission price. Max 30 party guests total (children and adults) per tour.

Note up to 10 children will have 1 party host, 11-20 children will have 2 party hosts

Please note that parents attending the party have full duty of care for their own children and the allocated NDM staff are not responsible for managing their behaviour.
The museum holds the right to cancel parties should these conditions not be met

Party Times:

Day Parties: Saturdays and Sundays at 11.00 a.m and 2.00 p.m.

Please note that parties will not be available during ACT school holidays and public holidays

If you are looking for a special kid’s party in Canberra, you can’t go wrong with a dinosaur extravaganza. Book your dinosaur party today!


  • Standard Dinosaur Party (up to 10 children): $220

Extra Children (up to 10 additional): $15 each

  • Museum Catering (up to 10 children): $150

Extra Children: $15 each

  • Deposit: A non refundable $50 deposit is required to secure your reservation when the booking is made, then the balance of the full payment is to be paid on the day of the party when final numbers are confirmed
  • N.B. At the time of deposit payment any extra requirements above the standard $220 party fee will also be charged (including extra children and catering) along with the $50 deposit

Party Room Hire:

Do you want to organise your own party at the National Dinosaur Museum – why not hire our themed dinosaur party room?

Party Room Hire Times:

  • Day Parties: Saturdays and Sundays at 11.00 a.m. and 2.00 p.m.

Price: $180 up to 2 hours*, max 20 children (no age restrictions). Max 30 pax total per party group.

Please note that party room hire is not available during ACT and NSW school holidays

Terms and Conditions apply.

* Please note, parents and guardians are exclusively responsible for party children and activities; there are no NDM staff allocated to oversee party children or activities when hiring the party room.

If guests wish to visit the museum galleries then the standard museum general admission price will apply to adults but children party guests will be free of charge

Dinosaur Museum Party Options